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  • Witness appeal following criminal damage incident in Bournemouth

    14 July 2016
    Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward after an item was thrown from a bridge in Bournemouth and smashed the windscreen of a passing car. At around 3.25am on Thursday 7 July 2016 Dorset Police received reports of items being thrown from a foo...
  • Witness appeal after two cars set alight in Poole

    13 July 2016
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses to come forward after two cars were set alight in Poole. Sometime between 4am and 5am today, Wednesday 13 July 2016, offenders set fire to two vehicles parked in Puddletown Crescent and Warmwell Close in the Canford...
  • Criminal damage to cars in Sturminster Newton – witness appeal

    13 July 2016
    Officers in North Dorset are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following a spate of criminal damage to a number of vehicles in the Sturminster Newton area. The incidents happened overnight between Saturday 9 July and Sun...
  • Appeal following reported robbery in Bridport

    13 July 2016
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a reported robbery in Bridport. The incident happened at around 11.30pm on Monday 11 July 2016 when the victim,a local man aged in his 50s, approached a man in a wheelchair to ask for direc...
  • UPDATE - Witness appeal after alleged attempted robbery on bus in Christchurch

    13 July 2016
    A man has been arrested in connection with an alleged attempted robbery on a bus in Christchurch. The incident occurred at around 4.35pm on Monday 6 June 2016 on the 1A bus from Bournemouth to Christchurch. The driver stopped at a scheduled stop close t...
  • Robbery at shop in Dorchester - witness appeal

    12 July 2016
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information after a robbery at a Dorchester shop. The incident happened at around 7.35pm on Monday 11 July 2016 at Shop on the Green, South Walks Road in Fordington. A man entered the store around a...
  • UPDATE: Man charged following reported sexual assault in Christchurch

    11 July 2016
    A man is due to appear in court charged in connection with a reported sexual assault in Christchurch. The 18-year-old, who lives in Christchurch, has been charged with sexual assault on a female and will appear before Bournemouth Magistrates’ Court...
  • UPDATE - CCTV appeal following alleged assaults in Wimborne

    11 July 2016
    Officers investigating two alleged assaults in Wimborne town centre have identified a man following a CCTV appeal. At around 1.15am on Saturday 11 June 2016 police were called to reports of an altercation involving a group of men outside the Man in the W...
  • UPDATE - Summer drink and drug drive campaign

    11 July 2016
    A further six people have been charged with drink or drug driving offences as part of Dorset Police's summer drink and drug drive campaign. They are due to appear at courts in Bournemouth and Weymouth during July and August. The campaign ran between 00:...
  • Another effective summer drink drive campaign

    11 July 2016
    This year’s summer drink drive campaign, which coincided with the UEFA Euro 2016 football tournament, saw a total of 43 people charged with a drink or drug driving-related offence. The campaign ran from Friday 10 June 2016 to Sunday 10 July 2016 th...
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